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propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
knack - special talent; art
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
sherbet - flavored dessert ice